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Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
this has been made public. >>> a baltimore icon in the hospital this morning. we have the very latest on the health condition of art moe dell this morning. it is thursday, september 6th. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you can see charlie out live at camden yards. been sleeping all night? >> i did go home and change clothes but i have been out here all night. not really but camden yards is the place to be in baltimore once again. the beginning of the orioles' four game series with the new york yankees. they now trail new york by one game in the american league's eastern division but tonight, it is also about remembering baseball's ironman on this date. 17 years ago, cal ripken became the all time consecutive games leader beating lou gehrig at 213 #. that's the number, consecutive games played a streak that will never be broken in the history of baseball. tonight, the living legend statue will be unveiled honoring cal and that's coming up for you tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. the ceremony around 5:15 just before the start of the game. we're going to have a preview for that for
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Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
into a baltimore county school. what's being done to make sure your kids are safe while in the classroom. they thought the rec centers would be closed for good but baltimore city council president proposing an aidea to keep those sent -- an idea to keep the centers open many and total transformation. students at three local schools are going to have brand new libraries to study and hang out in. we will tell you what's so special as the first one is unveiled. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. i am megan pringle alongside lynette charles and there's a big celebration going on as the library opens so people will want to know how to dress and lauren cook manning the roads. now is a good time to leave. >> reporter: yes, we have little trouble on the jfx. so i will have more coming up in a bit. >> all right. right now the story is the fog. >> yes. we have the patchy fog and north and west you go. so patchy in nature. being careful. also, take the jacket again this morning. we are chilly. look at clarksville at 51 degrees. once again the temperatures in the low to upper
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
beltway at baltimore national pike. not too many cars out there just yet and no delays right now traveling from 795 all the way down to route 40. park v here at harford road, inner loop nice and clear down to 95 and the outer loop no problems whatsoever getting up to towson. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> she's accused of dumping does -- duping the schools rather and promising them assemblies teaching ravens' players and today joseph gill is expected to be in a courtroom for the hearing. back in march he was indicted on one count of theft. schools is tpas -- and ptas say they gave gill thousands of dollars to deliver the ravens' players to deliver the antibullying message but he never delivered. >>> peter morvitt not only a researcher and top medical man, but also he was a lover of music and had wonderful talents. his friends and family came together to remember him with a vigil this is all happening as police continue to search for his killer. abc2 news' sherrie johnson joins us live this morning from the police head carters. nigh -- headqua
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Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
. moderate shield of rain pushing in around bel air and baltimore. a little closer around towson we are seeing a couple lightning strikes with this as well. all this is beginning to slide off toward the east. it will be crossing the bay. as we zoom in closer, you can see more showers around lake shore and arnold. so as we head intoan arundel county you are getting heavier rein across the area. this will be across the eastern shore in moments. so rock hall getting in on light rain and get in on a heavier batch as we go through time. behind that, we will dry out and we have another chance for showers as we work our way into the afternoon. this morning, temperatures are mild all you need is the umbrella as you head out and about. let's check the apartment bc2 timesaver -- abc2 timesaver traffic. >> reporter: we are dealing with rain. so be extra careful as you head out. no delays on the jfx heading into the city. looking at an 11-minute ride traveling southbound from 695 down to fayette street. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tun
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Sep 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
, nothing to get in your way up towards 83. that's a look at your time save traffic. >>> baltimore ravens beat the new england patriots 31-30. if you read torey smith's tweets, this was a man who was in a lot of pain. if you saw him on the field you know he is a warrior. the wide receiver played with everything he had, following the death of his younger brother. linda so has more from smith this morning, what he has to say. >> the support he has received from his teammates and fans has meant so much and told people about his brother's death on twitter, that's his account on sunday morning, since then, his account has been flooded with well wishes from fans. he played the game for his brother, 19 year old kevin jones died before midnight when a motorcycle crushed in to a utility pole in virginia. alcohol was not a factor. smith traveled to virginia to be with his family, he got an hour of sleep before the game and made the decision to play when he got to the stadium. he is glad he did. in the second quarter smith scored a touchdown and after the game he says it was for his younger b
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Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
of course keep you posted. >>> 4:33. baltimore family is claiming police brutality after a man died last week following an arrest. officers had anthony anderson senior in custody for allegedly selling drugs. police say he died after swallow the drugs. however, witnesses say he was beaten by officers. a protest is happening this afternoon at 3 at the corner ofmontford and biddle street. family and friends want a independent investigation into anderon's death. >>> another life on chesterfield avenue and police are investigating a murder that happened sunday night in the 3000 block one block away from where the nih researcher was found murdered. he was gunned down last week. the meantime, councilman scott who represents the area says that he has spoken to the incoming police commissioner about increasing police presence and police say so far they have few leads in both murders. >>> some people living in carroll county and in a specific neighborhood are nervous after 50 cars were broken into or vandalized. the sheriff's department says more than 1300 dollars in electronics, jewelry and
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Sep 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
floating in to kale county and some -- carroll county and some to the south and west of baltimore, moving towards the north and east. heaviest in york, pennsylvania, lancaster, if you are heading towards that area, be careful, there are flood watches and warnings. temperature wise, we are very warm, 73, 75 easton, 74 sykesville. nothing stirring the atmosphere. through 9:00, 79 degrees and 83 by lunchtime. >>> good morning, everybody. let's get to the boards, 795s down towards 695, it meets 70, looking good. green on the screen. few construction delays to report. no speed sensors, indicating everything going good. this is along sinclair lane. near the highway seeing construction this early morning, that should slow you up. towards the tunnels, dealing with issues with road construction. outside for a live shot. this is the approach. looking good, headed towards the 695, looking good. another check of traffic in less than ten minutes. >>> police are searching for a teenager. >> believed to be behind a has mat situation that forced people out of their homes in parkville. linda so is live wi
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 4:30am EDT
abc2news.com. >>> a baltimore man, stephen lancing was the man who broke into a person's home in southwest baltimore in 2010, choked that victim while he was sleeping and demanded cash. he took the victim's car keys and bolted. he was found guilty of robbery, burglary and car theft. >>> one of the busiest transportation hubs in baltimore turned into a more chaotic scene when a runaway bus slammed into a bus shelter. 17 people were hurt when the bus slammed into the shelter. witnessens say the driver was at the back of the bus when it began to roll forward. >>> pakistanis are expected to take to the streets today to protest the anti-islam video. they are also running tv ads denouncing that film. even though the movie was produced in the united states t government wants the country to know it doesn't support the film's message. >>> this morning 700 u.s. soldiers are on their way back home from afghanistan. it's the last troop surge to leave the country. 77,000 troops went to afghanistan in 2009 to stabilize the country and build up afghan security forces. there are still about 68,000 america
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Sep 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
bus. that's what a baltimore county father says happened to him when his 6-year-old son justin didn't get off the school bus. terry campbell says he started to driving along all the way to logan elementary school where his kid attend a spokesperson for baltimore county public schools says justin was assigned to the wrong bus but he was never left by himself. campbell says that that's not entirely true. >> as i am on my way up to school he is walking down the street by himself crying. >> the child realized the child was not comfortable after getting off the bus and the bus driver made sure they didn't drive off and kept the child in their sight. >> the transportation department is still trying to reach campbell to talk about what happened. we will keep you posted on this story. >>> montgomery county family must plan a funeral for their young boy who drowned in a pool. a neighbor found the toddler yesterday and performed cpr until help arrive. there was a caretaker and another child at home but it's not clear where they were at the time of the drowning. investigators are trying to deter
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
going to be talking live with a former "baltimore sun" reporter who's now in chi rhee. her name is -- cairo. her name is nancy and she's been following the crisis in libya very closely and going to give us inside perspective about the consulate as well as the attack on the embassy. >>> remember that it quickly became a household word that made us cringe. now the company is making up and filing their defamation lawsuit. beef products inc.. they are filing the suit today in the wake of the publicity storm over the meat product. grocery stores pulled the meat with the filler off the shelves and some schools stopped serving it. beef products say the bad publicity forced them to close plants and let hundreds of workers go. >>> we're back on track for the worst ever season when it comes to west nile virus in decades. the second person has died because of west nile virus here in our state. and right now, maryland health officials are stepping up their efforts to stop the spread of it because mosquitoes carry it. this morning abc2 news linda so is live in millford mills this morning and yo
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
took over baltimore city streets. we will hear from fans and their excitement following the second grand prix race. those stories straight ahead on this monday september 3rd. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. happy labor day. hopefully you are up early and you have the day off. if you do, you want to know how the weather is going to be. >> lynette is standing by with a look at the forecast you did good this weekend. >> i tried. we have a few showers but for the most part the weekend was on the dry side. maryland's most powerful radar and on this labor day we are seeing a few showers work their way into the picture especially around cecil county this morning. elkton you can see along i-95 around port deposit. all this is going to move off towards the north and east but you could see another round going into the morning and the afternoon so scattered showers off and on throughout the day. we will see plenty of cloud around for today as well. right now, the temperatures in middletown 71 degrees. 75 in edgewater and northville coming in at 71. temperatures have
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
baltimore man they say died at the hands of police. the viewing is taking place for anthony anderson. he was walking home in east baltimore last week when he ran into several police officers. now, initial police reports say that he died because he was trying to hide drugs by ingesting them. however, now police are admitting that's not true. anderson's family, they want the truth to come out. so coming up in the next half hour, we're going to tell you how this family plans to take action this weekend. >>> anne arundel county woman right now sitting in a jail cell this morning, accused of trying to run over her estranged husband with a pick- up truck. petina moorehead, from shady side has been charged with attempted murder and police say that the two were arguing when moorehead got into her truck and they say she pinned him behind that truck and another car that was parked. her husband whose name is not being released right now has life-threatening injuries. he's in the hospital. >>> the future of the wrecker theater in towson rests in the hands of the liquor board. this is all after a
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Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
race going too so the chances of baltimore making it into the playoffs right now pretty good right now, all things being equal. what's important, baseball now great again here in the city of baltimore. they've been taking care of business on the road now. they've swept games in the past two against the toronto blueyai jays, couple that a weekend series over new york in new york. mark reynolds has been on fire for the past several games. he has had bombs friday night, sunday night, yesterday, you name it. he has been the hot hand for new york -- excuse me, baltimore by contrast. new york they lost that series to baltimore. they've been losing down in tampa and that's why we're waking up this morning with baltimore, some place they haven't been since 1997. they are first place in the a.l. east come september. this is a football town, or so we've been told. we're reminding you right now o's baseball is alive and well. >> obviously in my lifetime i haven't really seen anything like this, so we're looking forward to getting out here. >> things the same that we will make the playoffs, but th
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
colts band continued to march until modell brought them back when football came back to baltimore. >> mr. modell came to baltimore and adapted -- adopted the bandto show his support. he was devoted to the band. >> the band stayed together until the ravens came together in 1996 adopting the band was a nod by modell to the football history. >>> from the owner of one team to another. peter and lows is-- angelos is speaking out saying art modell was the visionariy and pioneer whose impact on the game continues to this day. he and his late wife pat were as committed to philanthropy to professional football in baltimore and beyond. he was a national football league visionary and that's what he is saying. thank you to him. so that statement coming from pert angelos. >> and governor o'malley reacting to the passing of the former baltimore ravens owner saying in part he was respected by his players and beloved by family and fans. he brought the game and spirit of football to baltimore. he said he helped invigorate baltimoreans with pride in their team and set sety. >> they want you to head
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> police are calling it a random murder, an nih researcher killed near his northeast baltimore home. abc 2 news' linda stow is live this morning at police headquarters. linda, what do police know right now? >>reporter: they think he was a victim of a robbery attempt. police don't have much to go on right now. they don't have a lead or suspects. drft peter marv il was found by himonday night, shot multiple times. police say he had just parked his car and was going home to see his family when it happened. police were back out at the scene on chesterfield avenue near hering run park yesterday, stopping suspicious cars and passing out crime stoppers flyers. marvet was an accomplished medical professional. he did his post-doctorate work at the university of maryland school of medicine and was a clinical researcher at nih. >> an individual who has given quite a lot to society and we're investigating this death just like any other. this is a heinous crime and it's atypical for the community that it happened. >>reporter: now, there is a dlshz 2000 reward being offered in the case. if you have an
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
that is a look at your "abc 2 news" traffic. >>> a baltimore family is hoping that somebody will have information that will lead them to the person that killed their father, freddie king, known as big fred. he was found shot multiple times in his car in cherry hill on saturday. he just dropped off his son at the barbershop. and they're pleading with someone to help them find the killer of their father. >> he was a good dude man, a good father and brother and friend. >> so they're asking anyone who has information or come in contact with somebody, to call the baltimore police. >>> a tough week for the harford county sheriff's department. they're preparing to say good- bye to another one of their colleagues. we're told that the man started feeling symptoms during the troop they're was killed in a car crash last week. no word on calling hours or funeral arrangements. >>> it could be a tough day for american diplomats in the middle east. demonstrations are expected after friday's weekly prayers. a deadly attack at the u.s. embassy in libya on tuesday. four americans died, including the u.
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
you are traveling in east baltimore, something other than rain to deal with, the sink hole, repairs continue. east monument shut down between wolf street and patterson, stick with orleans instead. no delays if you are using the jfx. live look outside, this rainy tuesday morning, 95 here at 43 rs white marsh, everything will be up to speed, 15 minutes all the way to downtown. here is what the beltway looks like at parkville, roads going to be wet. be careful as you head out. no delays from parkville up through towson. >>> chicago teachers strike going on after both sides are headed to a resolution. rob emmanuel is appealing to end the strike. sherrie johnson is live this morning with what is happening in our area. >> reporter: later this afternoon, a group of activists will be here at the corner of coal spring leap and falls road in north baltimore in front of western high school, they want to come together for a picket line and then they will have a news conference afterwards. they want to show support for the chicago teachers that are on strike because they are defying big business
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
on the field tonight when baltimore plays host to the winless cleveland browns. news of the deal began circulating shortly after midnight and most analysts say they weren't at all surprised especially when you see the problems that have been mounting on a weekly basis. you had issued from games running longer, replacement refs popping up on facebook wearing their favorite teams gear. obviously things came to a head monday night with a botched game ending reception interception call involving the sea hawks and the green way packers. seattle won that game but the greenway defender, he intercepted the ball. we seek improvement in every year including officiating. this agreement will make officiating better. the teams players, and fans want both efficiency and quality in the officiating. that from roger goodell. your deal includes improved pay and pension packages for the referees and they can assign them to games in they choose. the nfl zebras are returning to the field tonight, their first assignment the ravens playing host to the browns. >>> 4:3 #,33, this morning, two -- 4:33 thi
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Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
responders in lutherville, this was a call for a celebration. baltimore townty sheriff's department put on the event so police, firefighters and community members could come together. rides, antique fire engine demonstrations, dalmations and food. many who turned out came to enjoy a great day. >>> tens of thousands of teachers and support staff in chicago are going on strike. the union president says it was not able to agree on a contract with schools. school officials say that pay is the matter here. chicago school board president says it was offering a fair deal. >> negotiations have been intense, productive, however, we have failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike. >> i would point out that this financial package over the next four years will cost the system somewhere in the vicinity of $400 million over four years. i would point out that the average teacher will get another 16% raise over that four year period. this is not a small commitment we are making at a time when our fiscal situation is really challenged. >> chicago is the third largest school system. >>
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> the only reason i'm in baltimore is because of him. only reason ravens have a team is because of him. only reason a lot of sacrifices that happened throughout the league is because of him. any time you can leave a legacy like that you know we -- we shouldn't mourn, we do but we should celebrate him. he is one of the most great men i have met in my life. for us to be in there i'm sure he knew and -- his eyes were open looking up at us and all of us around him at -- before we left just talking to him and praying with him. you know and ray just talked to him while we were right there. it was great just being there to see him off. >> one thing you think about when i think of life and death is how you end up going and he went peacefully. >> reporter: a >> a man who lived his life so well and you know he is in good stead with our savior and to be there and be a part of that is beyond description. >> to see those people in that room -- to see them salute art, talking to him, was powerful. >> i think one of the greatest moments is bringing him the  lombardi trophy and us up on that sta
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, hand picking steve to take over ownership. >> he is a good mi
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> we're an institution. >> a popular baltimore county restaurant ruined by a two alarm fire. we'll hear from the owner. >> and tear down the barriers, the fences, baltimore is getting the main drag back. >>> all right. let's take a look. it was right in between the window of opportunity that we're seeing. most of this action north of baltimore, right, wyatt? >> a lot of the rain coming down north of the city. you see the rain reaching up to bel air and beyond. still some rain in those areas but, again, the bulk of it is up the i-83 corridor. we have a flash flood warning for baltimore county and baltimore city that's going to exestablished -- extend for another hour. to the west you seat tropical -- see the tropical moisture. more of this coming our way the next several afternoons and evenings. we'll talk about when this lets up, coming up. >>> we typically honor our service members on veterans day and memorial day. hundreds showed up to honor petty officer patrick feeks. hundreds were there as hundreds honored our fallen hero. >> reporter: on august 16 maryland lost one of its own
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
driving tired is dangerous. there's also a list of five myths about drowsy driving. >>> a baltimore man is perhaps one of hundreds who got hepatitis c from a traveling medical technician. david kwiatkowski was at maryland hospitals and others in other states. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more on the story. >> reporter: nelson said david kwiatkowski was on the team that treated him in 2008. this was one of several hospitals where kwiatkowski worked as a temp, but a temp that authorities said had a drug problem and did anything to get that fixed. 1966, linwood nelson served in baltimore. he said the baltimore va has been great, treating him for many years, more recently lung disease. that's why he was surprised when they contacted him about a meeting. >> it was a phone call from the chief of staff from the hospital's office telling me the situation about mr. kwiatkowski and said that i needed to come in to be tested, and about a week later they called me and told me that i tested positive for hepatitis c. >> reporter: nelson appears to be a victim of david kwiatkowski a temporary technic
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to find her. police also say bass is from north carolina. he ended up in baltimore this year, living in homeless shelters and all the while building an unknown record of violence and robbery that now spans two states. he's now locked up on a slew of charges. chief among them, murder in the first. in mt. vernon, prien kuebler, abc2 news. >> prien tells us police are still looking for bass' accomplice and still need you. if you can remember anything call the homicide direct at 410-396-2100. >>> there's another family that needs your help. he was a father, coach and friend and murdered over the weekend. he was buried today but the family is still looking for answers about what happened. >> on saturday 38-year-old fred king dropped his son off at a barber shop and said he would be right back. later sat dray night he was found shot several times in the 2600 block of kemp street. the engin was running and the door was open. police have few clues. the family made a big plea for people to come forward. they say the man who they affectionately called big fred was a friend to everybody
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
weather changed. in baltimore our world trade center is part of a unique memorial to the victims of 9/11. the 9/11 memorial sits in the shadow. once a year the building acts as a sun dale. the shadow moves across the memorial, revealing inscription, the time of the event on 9/11. the memorial pace tribute to the six marylanders who lost their lives on that day. >> in anne arundel people gathered to pay tribute. >> the memorial at police and fire department headquarters featured two steel beams. john leopold said it's a day to remember not only the victims, but the heroes who saved lives. >> to honor not only the people who lost their lives, about 3,000 individuals, 68 maryland residents, but also to thank the first responders, the police, fire, medical personnel who went into those burning buildings. >> the county held a tribute in annapolis. >>> when we woke up this morning it was the weather. a little before nine we all remember where we were 11 years ago. we remember who we lost, what we lost. in new york, they read the roll call of names. >> and my god mother. >> in shaimptionvi
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
expected to be there. >>> the developers of a proposed slots casino in baltimore giving us our first look at plans for a high quality high dollar facility. construction is exspecsed -- expected to begin next summer. the two-story building on russell street will have a 100,000 square feet of gaming space and they plan to hire 1200 employees as well as attracting businesses from all over the country. >> the great part of being a part of a larger organization with caesar's entertainment is we have a large database across the country that we can draw from and increase tourism. >> baltimore is openly supporting question 7 on the november ballot that would legalize table games in maryland as well a adding a sixth casino in prince george's county. it says it will bring in more businesses and another 500 jobses. >>> we want to take you live out at camden yards where the fans are getting ready for tonight's game against the blue jays. let's hope the fans don't get rained on. let's check in on the man with the answer, mike masco. >>> how about today, a beautiful day. 68 yesterday. 73 degrees. 72 to
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
power. in anne arundel county almost 4,000 people in the dark. in baltimore county up to 4,542. in baltimore city 711 people without power and in carroll county, r5 3 still in the -- 53 still in the dark. harford county close to 3,000. >>> a few hours after school, while daycare was still in session and community sports teams were practicing, police say a man committed a lewd act. anne arundel police need your help trying to identify that man. don harrison has the latest. >> anne arundel county police received some calls about a suspicious person outside of seven oaks elementary school in arting ton. >> an vit was reportedly acting strange. >> reporter: police released these pictures of someone they believe might have been the person. county police got the complaint about a quarter to six. >> this was after hours. my understanding, there was some nonschool related activity. it's going on in the re of the school. >> reporter: although it happened after school hours, it has some in the community concerned. >> we have no idea how long the individual has been there. so it could have be
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
farewell to the man who brought football back to baltimore and a look back at the legacy of art modell is only missing a calling from canton and a place in the hall of fame eye think his con -- >> i think his contributions are extraordinairey. i don't like to take positions on that but there are very few who have contributed what he has. >> reporter: the nfl commissioner recalls the former ravens owner as a legend and visionary, moving his team to another conference to achieve a merger of the two leagues and promoting monday night football when virtually no one thought this would work. >> art convinced them that it would work and said i'll take the first one and show you. just give me nay -- nay math at home. >> paying their last respects to a father figure. >> well done. at the end of the day, well done, my good and faithful servant. rest in peace. >> reporter: it's a point not locked upon modell's son john. >> the story could not be told without the recognition. that recognition may come but that won't be his greatest legacy. no. because my father is already enshrined in the heart th
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Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the showers coming up in just a little bit. >>> a baltimore mother who was shot in the neck earlier this year is making real progress. now she has a new tool to make her life easier. christian schaffer has been following her story. this lady has been through so much. >> reporter: she was shot in the neck and paralyzed from the neck down. now shaunice can do much more. the company presented it to her this morning. when we first met her earlier this year sholy after the shooting she had a computer she could use but she had to move her head around to use it. now with this new one she can operate it by using her eyes. that makes it much easier to communicate with her family. she can take and send photos. she is strong enough to breathe and talk on her own. >> i feel much better. >> reporter: she was shot in the neck in may. she had stopped not far from her home. two men pulled up to her car, fired into this striking her in the neck. so far, they have no suspects. we'll have much more of her story tonight at 6 and 11. christian schaffer, abc2 news. >>> days after sharon love was here in
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
director and the baltimore county police have already committed to running additional controls at the schools and making hand-held metal detectors available to school resource officers. the teachers are also being called upon to look for signs of troubled students in their classroom. [ and certainly one facet of it, but it is not the only one. there are students who just don't feel connected. we want teachers to be aware of that and spend some time with that student and find out why they don't feel connected. >> reporter: many of the security enhancements are also outlined in letters schools will send home with students on monday and the superintendent is reaching out to them on a videotaped message on the web site. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> reporter: the hotline being set up and it will allow people to call in tips anonymously and there is an e-mail or text concerns over potential threats giving them additional means to help protect themselves. abc 2 news. >>> of course
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
well. it's long been argued in this charming city of ours, is baltimore is football town, or a baseball town. certainly in the last 15 years, if you made the latter argument it echoed against an empty seating bowl at camden yards. if history is any indication, indication -- the pillars of one of major league baseballs' storied franchises revealed themselves in bronze this season, the past seemingly on parallel course with today's player whose like a character in a shake conspiracy tragedy are in the throws of seeking a classic literary redemption. >> the best feeling that i have ever had. the fact that like the o. s are within this close of reaching wild card, winning the pennant, whatever, i've never had a feeling like this, i love this so much. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of fans have been locked in what by anymore was abusive relationship for 15 years. now, only in september, are they willing to consider forgiveness. this team is doing what every baseball mind said they would never do. that finally has camden yards rocking like it's 1997. >> if we can return to some o
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Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
that many every month. >> baltimore is rocking it. >> reporter: in the last year harris said home sales for the month of july jumped by $10 million here. the average price of a home in baltimore jumped $28,000. >> this is good news, believe it or not. this is the only category that we've seen less percentage wise because the market has gone up. we're seeing a steady increase in buyers. less houses available for small in baltimore city. >> reporter: harris said many people who were under water are sitting on them or rnting them. it's creating this new shortage on the market. >> we've noticed a small adjustment in prices, multiple contracts on properties. we're seeing it from the brokerage side as well. >> reporter: they are further signs that housing could be slowly rebounding, making it a seller's market in the process. in baltimore, jeff hager, abc2 news. >> according to the maryland association of realtors, home prices neared the national increase of 3.8% since july of last year. >>> the nation's debt continues to grow. it has now topped $16 trillion, which is about $60,000 of d
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, baltimore has its own forecasting crustacean. mike masco is here to tell bus baltimore bill. >> yeah, baltimore bill, the weather predicting crab was at the inner harbor. bill is known as a weather expert. he was born with one claw raised out of the water, which allows him to detect warm currents. we have our baltimore bill. he joined us to give us an idea of what the weather will look like over the next seven weeks. apparently it's going to be an early winter. >> i always think to maryland's most powerful, satellites. we'll see how the predisix come -- prediction comes through. baltimore bill predicting a colder than average winter and maybe snow. >>> we have new developments in a murder investigation that could have gone cold. 236-year-old eric pen der grass was found dead in 2009. police have made an arrest. 31-year-old sherell ferguson is facing murder charges. the cause of the death was ruled to be asphyxiation. ferguson is being held at central booking and awaiting trial. >> in a bid to head off confusion in the future, a carroll county commissioner has proposed making english
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Sep 26, 2012 5:30pm EDT
his first time here. >> welcome to baltimore. >> what do you like about our city? >> great city. great walking on the harbor. we had a blast. great people, always helpful. >> friendly? >> very friendly. >> we owe you one. >> where would you tell him to go if he had a couple more hours? >> maybe whitley's. >> what do you think? >> maybe. >> watch this. we just met. his wife, mary jo, used to have an uncle sal who used to run the court commissioner's office in towson. am i right? >> yes. >> thanks for coming. you got a great city. do you know toronto is the next most popular city next to rome. >> yes. >> another handshake here. >> go o's. >> keep the hat on. all right. orioles tonight 7:05 against the jays from toronto. the orioles have to win, right? tell mary jo i said -- said hello. show your orange pride. we're seeing crowley shirts. we're seeing adam jones shirts, brooks shirts. show off your prize -- shirts. we'll see uptonight at 6:00. >> all right. thanks a lot, jamie. >>> well, you know, every time you go to the airport, it seems like the lines are the same, the food is t
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
flash flood concerns, 20, 40 minutes before you got the true runoffs, still rain from baltimore and the severe weather threat. one area, the costal areas along the bay. for more, let's head over to meteorologist mike mass co. we'll continue that southerly wind. that will pile up the water into many communities. coastal flood warning, southern baltimore county into anne arundel county. that is through the overnight hour. havre de grace, high tide around 9:15 and annapolis around 9:00. you're going to be dealing with coastal flooding. take a look at lay tonsville, 66 unconfirmed wind gusts, still gusty winds. let's send it over to wyatt. >> just to get back to the radar perspective, chester south -- chester town south of queen anne county and if there were ever a time to download our storm shield app, this is it. put if your zip code. your town. when you do that, you can bring have you the coastal flood advisories. much more weather coming up. let's go backs to the news desk. >>> many schools cans selled their afternoon and evening activities. you can get the full list on our website,
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's,
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
lead police to her home on monday when they -- where she was arrested. in baltimore county, jeff hager, abc2 news. >>> well, here she is. police identified her as brandy tennille ames and a judge has set bail at half a million dollars. >>> all right. we have video to show you. this is video that led to an arrest last year. recount recount police said this is brandon michael smith of crofton caught into the act breaking into a car last october. this private surveillance video led to smith's arrest last year when the police department put it on their facebook page, but the charge didn't stick. officers arrested smith again this weekend after a simple traffic violation. when police went through his car, they found stolen property and tools of a break-in trade. police said there could be more victims. listen. >> we have some unclaimed property at this point. we're asking folks to come forward. >> so right now you nabbed him for one recently but it could be more than that exactly. >> if you live in gambrills or crofton, keep an eye out. >>> investigators are trying to find the cause o
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Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
connection party is one of many the foundation has been providing for the past 12 years. baltimore, i'm manny locke, abc2 news. >> all right. way to go. the orioles just announce add challenge it go orange. the team wants all elementary, middle and high schools to deck rated classrooms, gyms, feel with an orioles look. the winning school gets a visit by an orioles just before the final home series of the year. go to orioles.com/orange for more information. >>> we're hearing about the shooting at morgan, perry hill and yesterday. the student who brought the gun to stemmers run never had a chance to pull the trigger because the typier wrestled it away. in many cases parents find out about these incidents through social media. but is giving a cell phone helpful or exposing them to other dangers. what is the right age for cell phones? >> reporter: when shots were fired inside perry hall's cafeteria on the first day of school, parents didn't have to wait for a note. >> he called me and said mom, mom, mom. there's a shooting. a shooting. >> i said, what! >> reporter: security is one of the ma
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
offered. you can call city arson investigators at 610- 410 410-685-tips. >>> a baltimore county man was given a three year federal sentence for tax charges. cole was eventually allowed to go home for treatment but went to court multiple times to go pack it prison. he died early this morning. >>> harford county sheriff's deputies gathered for a funeral today laying to rest another of their own. jeff hager attended the funeral for sergeant ian lock ran. >> reporter: a week ago today it was sergeant lock ran who joined others at the funeral of corporal charles licato. in a strange twist of faith at that funeral lock ran started experiencing what they thought was acid reflux but it ended up being a heart which would claim his lie. they returned to the mountain christian church. >> all these guys are heroes. day by day they go through the stress of dealing with some really terrible situations that most of us don't even stop to think about and they give their lives to make other people's lives better and that makes them all heroes. >> following the funeral, the burial came if fallston. lock r
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Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm EDT
virus. >>> a terrible morning for people in one essex neighborhood. baltimore county police say this man set fire to a carport, several vehicles and a boat. jamie brown lives in the neighborhood. and he had two vehicles in his carport burned along with a boat. he told us he doesn't believe the fire was set at his home. >> and just paid for the bought. just -- boat and just paid for the boat, paid cash for the boat and i bought it, fixed it up and i don't even have it in my name yet, you ing for the title. >> brown says all he can do now is tell police what he can and wait for insurance adjuster. >>> a former city police officer gives thanks to a hospital for saving his life, not once, but twice. gene cassidy braved the microphones at the university of maryland mecal center today but his true bravery began 25 years ago. while makingen arrest, he was shot twice in the head and may have died if it wasn't for shock trauma. left blind, he would later face death again the dire need of a liver transplant. the maryland medical center and an unknown organ donor came to his aid. >> we thought we w
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Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm EDT
is another outstanding year for us here. swim across america and baltimore this is year three and -- million dollars raised for cancer research. it's a human thing for not just baltimore and swimmer across marry band but here -- where so many of the open water swimmers have been swimming for the big one mile open water or the three mile at gibson, sunday morning. i want to bring in eric -- now you are one of the lie performance coaches here and -- you know you have been involved this and a supporter for the last three years and i know your wife is swimming this year. you, a cancer survivor, talk about what it means to you? >> it's -- it goes beyond words because i experienceds it myself. the amount of money that gets raised through this and to help fight this hard battle is beyond words, but very much appreciated and it's something that's needed in this fight against cancer. >> yes and -- it's one of those things we hear over and over. people that have balloted cancer or have relative that have and they may be a first time swimmer, maybe a high performance, you know there is also
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
east baltimore street. roosevelt leftwich has details oar loor police are looking for the help to solve two shootings. police say 20-year-old lorel amos was at the house when the shots rang out. amos was shot i the tweft h-chest -- chest, taken to the hospital and died. late this morning on barrel avenue a 20-year-old man was shot near the end section of elmwood. a young man in his late teens to early 0s was seen -- 20s was seen sprawled out in the street. >> homicide detectives were called because of the seriousness of the victim's injuries. we have no motive. they're busy processing the scene along with people from our crime lab. >> police said they're still looking for suspects in the barrel avenue shooting as well as the alameda shooting. roosevelt leftwich. >>> a convenience store clerk is shot during an attempted robbery in baltimore county. it happened at 1:40 this morning at the speedy mark on hollins ferry road. when the clerk hesitated, police say the suspect shot him twice. the clerk was treated and release. anyone with information is skad -- asked to call the baltimore
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Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. >>> a nice day to stay in or catch a movie. flash flood warning for baltimore city, baltimore county for a specific down pour over the towson area reaching into the northern part of the county. there will be some ponding of water from the down pour. more tropical moisture feeding into this whole system and will arrive over the next several days. your question, will it be a whrashout? the next several days, we think so. the rest of the evening, more showers and storms and more humid conditions. boy, this is muggy. more on how things will develop is coming up. >> remember, you can check the forecast on the road. just head to abc2news.com/weather. you can learn how top down load our -- to download our weather app and get the storm shield app. >>> well, the baltimore grand prix is over. now comes the big cleanup. crews are working to get ready for tomorrow. they started breaking down the race track last night. all major streets around the two-mile tracker expected to be open by 5 tomorrow morning. grand prix officials said sharp street will be closed. this is the second year the g
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the season, baltimore is a 2-team city, instead of a typical purple friday, stephanie rawlings blake declared today orange orange friday. for everything orioles, about how it feels to be a fan and the great pictures, showing orioles pride, head to abc2news.com/sports and click on the orioles tab. >>> i want purple and orange. here is what is going on this afternoon. we were mild. look at temperatures across town. 88 in the city. most spots in to the 80s this afternoon. dew point in to the 70 mark. 96 feels like in the inner harbor. it feels hot, not for september standards. maryland's most popular doppler, a spot shower and storm, north of baltimore county. towards the wests another strong storm moving north of washington county, it's about the complex of storms over ohio. you see severe thunderstorm watches and warnings this is a cold front that's going to be pushing in our direction. >>> a day after his death, former ravens owner's son is speaking out for the first time. david and his brother john were by their father's side for his final moments at johns hopkins hospital. >>e had
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
row seat for the summer has been remarkable. as a baltimore kid this was sort of the ultimate achievement. i grew up and was born in a house that is right in front of the park. being in the press box, there is no cheering in the press box. you are talking to a fan. for me, i get caught up in the emotions of the game just like any fan that's here in the stand. this job is so unique and something i never dreamed in a million years i would be doing. there is only 30 guys and a girl, 29 twice and a girl in major league baseball that do what we get to do everyday. i never lost sight of that. that's something i want to remember everyday. this is an amazing baseball city. this town loves baseball, and we had a rough go the last two years. to see it coming back, would imagine i would be doing this. i saw it happen. i dreamed about announcing to 50,000 people in the ballpark when it sold out for the playoff game. i know what that's going to feel like, i can't wait. >> reporter: not that that job isn't awesome to begin with, what a time to be his first year on the job. a front row seat,
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
baltimore, but that's a test to our great officers and the connection with the community, basically turning water into wine every day. >> reporter: in the short run scott wants to see or police monitor bell hair road and long term more officers added to the district to create more posts, an issue already brought up to incoming police commissioner anthony batts. >> i'm for the best of the neighborhood, you know. whatever they think of, i'm all for it. >> reporter: hoping to see more police and less yellow tape. in northeast baltimore, brian cube learn, abc2 news -- kuebler, abc2 news. >> neighbors plan to gather to watch the ravens game thursday night on an outdoor screen. it shows solidarity. >>> an overflow crowd of more than 2,000 people set the stage for a clash with police in towson's business district. video captured by a witness caught a glimpse. ringing in k9 -- bringing in k9's. it drew more than four teams the capacity. >> with a crud that large, our officers did not have that large of a problem. we only had seven arrests. so these seem to be isolated incidents where office
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
first signs of damage is flooding and some homes in baltimore county saw a lot of rainfall. when there's that much rain, flooded basements. look at the water gushing up. >> we're working for you with tips from the centers for disease control about what you should do if your home gets flooded. start by keeping the kids and pets away and take anything that could be cleaned out before mold can develop. use fans, dehumidifiers and air conditioners to dry out as keekly as possible. wash anything you wear in hot water before you wear it again. if the damage is bad enough you may also have to remove the drywall and insulation. and when it doubt, always consider calling a professional to make sure that your home is safe. >>> now, if you have enough damage that you think will need an insurance claim, we have more next on how to handle it. click on the don't waste your money section right there on the money tab. >>> check out this video from arlington, virginia. strong winds and heavy rain took their toll. this is a live picture in frostburg. how long is this beautiful fall like weather go
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: in baltimore county jeff hager, abc2 news. >> the bon voyage party starts at 11 a.m. tomorrow. organizers are promising raffles, food, snowballs and plenty of fun. for more on how to help, go to abc2news.com. we've actually included a link to their facebook page. >>> finding new ways to fight animal abuse. the first animal abuse leadership sum met was held at stevens university. it includes prosecutors from frederick county to baltimore city and they came to get a better understanding of the laws surrounding animal abuse. >> it should never be a situation where someone doesn't know where to turn there, either a member of the community, animal cell member, prosecutor. there are people you can talk to and we can make a difference. >> it was organized after seeing a rise in animal cruelty cases. >>> in the rate place at the right time. good samaritans may have saved a life when they rescued a toddler from a building. the young man will some day have quite a story to tell. >> reporter: at 21 months of age, brody guy is full of smiles unaware of the real danger he was in.
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. in the past year it jumped 3.8%. baltimore the average price of a home climbed $28,000 since july and real estate agents report multiple pied -- bids on what's becoming a seller's market again. >> we're seeing not much inventory. hardly any selection and the good houses that are priced right, staged well, look great, they're going. >> real estate agents said pinned up demand and homes undee current shortage. >> whether the housing market, political conviction or crime, katie couric will be covering it all. katie premieres this coming monday. it will air every day at 4:00. we'll have more on what you can expect throughout the rest of the week. you can also head to abc2news.com/katie for a sneak peek at the show. >>> they are tide for the top -- tied for the top spot in the division. orioles fever. speaking of the ravens. it's nearly time to kick off the season. how the ravens are preparing. >> we'll talk about the orioles and ravens forecast. 91 at bwi. just one degree off. no winner. mighty leslie churning in the waters of the atlantic. what will left of isaac. we've got the tropi
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
: police investigated the facebook posting and found no basis for an actual threat to any baltimore county school. they're holding the name of the other tee in custody until he can face formal charges. >>> what is going on in baltimore city. we had three people killed, seven injured last night. this morning police discovered a man slumped over in the wheel of his car in the 2900 block of west cold spring lane. last night we had two people shot in 2600 block of boone street. someone shot on rutland, south eaton and frank ford. >>> the public is welcome to come out to this hopeception. 15-year-old robert wayne gladden, jr. is accused of shooting a 17-year-old classmate on the first day of school. today a grand jury indicted gladden on 29 counts. the indictment includes nine counts of attempt murder, nine counts of first degree salt. nine counts of reckless endangerment. his classmates are pushing, of course, to get lady gaga to visit daniel. the board of education meeting will be at 7:00 tonight at perry school high school inside the cafeteria. >>> friends and family are remembering s
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